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Appropriately supporting students in online and blended learning environments requires a great deal of instructional planning and preparation. The intent of this document is to supply educational teams content that will provide support for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of programs and services for students with disabilities enrolled in online and blended learning […]
An adequate, sustainable force of educators with strong preparation for working with students with disabilities has been difficult to secure in traditional settings; that shortage exists in online settings as well. While there are nascent understandings about instructor work with students with disabilities in K-12 online settings, understanding about course design for diverse learners, […]
Access for All: A Guide for Serving Students with Disabilities in Online and Blended Learning Environments
Access for All is designed to provide an overview of different disability groups in order to better understand the needs of each group, some common accommodations for students in each group, and considerations for each group related to online and blended learning environments. Also provided are the terminology and acronyms commonly associated with disabilities […]
This report, Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities in K-12 Online Learning: An Introduction to the Analysis of the iNACOL Program, Course, and Teacher Standards, is part of a series of four reports and includes the introductory information and methodology for the review process. The other three reports in the series are the […]
Research suggests that online learners with disabilities, those at risk of dropping out, and those taking courses for credit recovery benefit from additional assistance and instructional support. These learners can benefit from online courses however those courses and the accompanying instruction need to be responsive to the unique needs of these learners. […]
Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities in K-12 Online Learning: An Analysis of the iNACOL Standards for Quality Online Programs
Report #2: Programs
Students and their parents may choose to enroll in online learning programs as supplemental support, a credit recovery option, or because they need the flexibility of a fully online program (Gemin, Pape, Vashaw, & Watson, 2015). Although students, including those with disabilities, may enroll in an online environment because they perceive that […]
Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities in K-12 Online Learning: An Analysis of the iNACOL Standards for Quality Online Courses
Report #3: Courses
Although students, including those with disabilities, may enroll in online courses because they perceive that such a course will meet their educational needs, those needs are not always met (Barbour, Archambault, & DiPietro, 2013). Consequences of not meeting those needs for students with disabilities include high non-completion rates and poor achievement (Deshler, […]
Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities in K-12 Online Learning: An Introduction to the Analysis of the iNACOL Program, Course, and Teacher Standards
[…] Archambault, & DiPietro, 2013). To improve service delivery online, several researchers at the University of Kansas, who are also affiliated with the Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities undertook a review process to incorporate research and practical understanding about serving students with disabilities into the iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Teaching […]
Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities in K-12 Online Learning: An Analysis of the iNACOL Standards for Quality Online Teaching
[…] of Kansas
Daryl F. Mellard, University of Kansas
Jesse R. Pace, University of Kansas
What we already know about this topic
Quality teaching provides instructional strategies and other specific support to students with disabilities that includes but moves beyond Individualized Educational Programs (IEPs) when appropriate
Teachers should engage in a variety of strategies to monitor student progress through the […]
area, and particularly among students with disabilities in blended learning contexts is lacking.
Online learning enrollments in Michigan have grown significantly in the last decade, with a majority of enrollments at the high-school level and matching national online enrollment demographics. Pass rates from online courses have fallen as enrollments have grown, and students tend to be most successful when they take only a couple virtual courses. […]
Learning Continuity in Michigan: Plans and Perceptions From Spring 2020 Emergency Remote Instruction
With the COVID-19 related school closures in spring 2020 and the need to modify learning models for the start of the 2020-21 school year, Michigan schools were pushed to adopt remote instruction and student support. This research study seeks to understand the learning continuity plans formulated by districts, as well as teacher, parent, and […]
[…] is training and certifying Michigan teachers with the requisite skills and knowledge to design online learning experiences and facilitate learning online. Michigan has invested heavily in preparing students for the 21st century through the 2006 online learning experience requirement, the adoption of the Michigan Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (MI-InTASC) Model Core Teaching […]
[…] ability to implement a learning environment that allows for student customization of goals, pace, and/or learning path.
Online Interaction – ability to facilitate online interactions with and between students.
While there is overlap between the two instruments, the shorter instrument organizes the blended teaching constructs in a way that we believe will be simpler for administrators […]